Apple has been make distance itself from by moving its manufacturing and assembling plants to India and other countries.
A small units of locally manufactured iPhone 11 has already shipped to retail stores, but the production is currently limited. Apple, in general has strong desire to sale up its local production efforts in India. The local production of current iPhone 11 models clarify Apple’s further commitment to India. The company explores ways to cuts its reliance on China, which produce the wide majority of iPhone models today.
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Apple’s contract manufacturing partner, Taiwan- Wistron, first starting assembling older iPhone models in 2017. But now, Apple has not been able to have an assembly partner that produce the latest generation iPhone models in India. Wistron, has locally assemble older iPhone SE, iPhone 7 and iPhone 6s models in the past in its Bangalore plant and currently assembles iPhone XR. Apple discontinued the local production of iPhone SE and iPhone 6s in 2019.
Here’s Know about: Assembling of iPhone 11 in India
Piyush Goyal, India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, tweeted on Friday that Apple has starts assembling iPhone 11 models in India’ but Apple didn’t comment on this tweet. The Assembling of handsets in India helps smartphone dealer to avoid 20% import duty that Indian government levies on imported electronics products.
Apple has trying ways to slope up its production in India for years, but companies has struggled to find manufacturers that stick to its safety and quality standards. According to information, some of Apple’s other manufacturers have attempted to enter or expand in India, but have run into local law issues. Pegatron a another assembly partner of Apple that plan to manufacturers iPhones in India.
Foxconn, know that India is one of the biggest market for smartphones user so, they had to plan to invest $1 billion in its operations in the country. In a few months Apple’ plans to launch its online store.